High-Context, Low-context and Constructive Criticism across Cultures

True story: We were brought in to run global team building program for an international team that was struggling with a decreasing amount of trust and cooperation. In our initial pre-program research we uncovered several internal struggles that were impacting the group’s effectiveness. One of the greatest sources of tension came from two team leaders: one American gentleman (we’ll call Mark) … More High-Context, Low-context and Constructive Criticism across Cultures